Situated at the southern tip of Africa, South Africa is edged on three sides by coastline, with the Indian Ocean to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The country is strong on adventure, sport, nature and wildlife, and is a pioneer and global leader in responsible tourism. South Africa has sites spread along its coast that are better known for sharks and other large marine life, but also have a wide range of endemic smaller fish and invertebrates.
South Africa is blessed with a rich marine environment. The marine life includes large mammals such as whales and dolphins, as well as smaller macro-life like colorful nudibranchs, sea-horses and Christmas-tree worms. There might also rare sightings of dugong, schools of hammerheads or dragon moray eel. Featured creatures include sharks, sardines in season, Indo-Pacific tropical reef fish and temperate critters.